come? "Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord." Rom. 12:11,
What sentence is pronounced against the man who is unfaithful in God's work? "Cursedbe he that doeth the work of the Lord deceitfully." Jer. 48:10.
In view of the reward to be given at Christ's appearing, what exhortation is given? "Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of Him in peace, without spot and blameless." 2 Peter 3:14.
What blessed assurance is given such as follow this advice? "Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things ye shall never fall; for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ." 2 Peter 1:10, 11.
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